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Abaco Club Defends Timing of Signing; Cites Drawn Out Negotiations

Tom Southworth, vice-president of development for Southworth Development, the Abaco Club’s main owner, said that the September 2, 2016, Heads of Agreement signing “had nothing to do” with either the marina permitting or Responsible Development for Abaco’s Judicial Review.

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Abaco Dorado Boat Rentals Hosts Grand Celebration

The grand opening of CJ’s Abaco Dorado Boat Rentals was held on Jan. 28 to officially mark the completion of its new office building and continued business on Abaco.

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Paradise Recording Studio Motivates Abaco Youth Through Music

“A different feeling comes over me when I’m in the sound booth recording. It’s a big avenue to open doors,” Simms said. “The studio is just about people helping one another – just like the motto says because music is the worldwide language, it’s the universal language.

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Abaco Chamber Directors Hold Inspirational Presentation

The Abaco Chamber of Commerce hosted a presentation featuring three speakers from Nassau on January 7, 2017, for an outside view on how to move Abaco forward into the twenty-first century. The guest speakers were David Allen of the U.S. Embassy; Edison Sumner, Executive Director of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation; and Phil Simon, CEO of the Nassau Development Company and also a previous Bahamas Chamber director.

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New Fly Fishing Regulations Implemented

The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources made the announcement on Friday, January 6 2017 advising the public that the new regulations governing fly fishing will come into effect on Monday, January 9, 2017. The announcement noted that “all persons above the age of twelve who wish to engage in …

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Captain Celebrates 1,000 Voyages on the Duke of Topsail

December 19 & 20, 2016 marked 1,000 voyages for Captain Michael Bethel and the ‘Duke of Topsail.’ Bethel journeyed to West Palm Beach on December 19 and returned from Florida the following day to Marsh Harbour.

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Cherokee Aviation Invests Through Training the Future

In today’s aviation world, Fixed Based Operators (FBO’s) face increasing challenges at every turn. One of the most significant challenges has been to ensure that the ground support personnel, mechanics, and pilots are trained and certified to meet the FAA’s mandates for compliance.

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Entrepreneur Report: Dec 15, 2016

Lee’s Corner Store & Deli Located in Murphy Town, Lee’s Corner Store & Deli is owned by three sisters – Raquel, Michelle and Keishchelle Thurston. The small, convenience store officially opened on Aug. 20 and services the neighborhood. Lee’s Corner Store offers grocery items, meat selections, snacks, a variety of …

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Local Grower

Om Grown business on Elbow Cay celebrated healthy living and five years of commercially growing microgreens and sprouts with a special ribbon cutting ceremony on December 1, 2016.

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Enactus Startup 242 Social Enterprise Competitions Inspire Young Entrepreneurs

The first in a series of’ Enactus Startup 242’ Social Enterprise competitions held in partnership with St. Mary’s University took place at Agape Christian School on Dec. 8. Two additional competitions were scheduled for Forest Heights Academy (FHA) and Abaco Central High School (ACH).

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